911 call goes unanswered; dispatcher was ordering pizza

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The 911 operator was reprimanded for missing the call while ordering pizza. (Shutterstock)

A 911 call in Florida went unanswered because the dispatcher was on the line ordering pizza, according to investigators.

It happened back in September, reports WSVN-TV. Broward County Sheriff's Office investigators say a man was was having a seizure at an optometrist's office. Someone tried calling 911, but could never get through. They also didn't receive a call back.

An investigation showed that the only dispatcher available was placing a 7-minute pizza order.

The dispatcher admitted to the pizza order and received reprimand.

Fortunately, the man who passed out regained consciousness and was OK.

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